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sol-fa definition

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This page has two definitions of sol-fa in English. Sol-fa is a noun and verb. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

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English

Etymology

From sol and fa, two of the sung syllables.

Noun

sol-fa (uncountable)

  1. a method of sight singing music that uses the syllables do (originally ut), re, mi, fa, sol (or so), la, and si (or ti) to represent the pitches of the scale, most commonly the major scale. The fixed-do system uses do for C, and the movable-do system uses do for whatever key the melody uses (thus B is do if the piece is in the key of B).

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  • fixed-do
  • movable-do

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Verb

sol-fa (third-person singular simple present sol-fas, present participle sol-faing, simple past and past participle sol-faed)

  1. To sing a sol-fa

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